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Sep 14, 2010 6:00pm PDT
being expelled from marseille not \ . the eu justice minister used extremely harsh words to criticize france. >> this is something that europe should not have to witness again after the second world war. i have made crystal clear my doubts about the legality of the french measure. >> at a meeting two weeks ago, the french immigration minister assured brussels that no ethnic group was being singled out for deportation, but a league official memo released on monday contradicts this. -- a leaked official memo. this could be a direct contradiction to the law. -- to eu law. >> after 11 years, i even go further. this is a disgrace. >> france is now facing fastrac legal proceedings. it stands accused of violating the right of the citizens to free movement. the french ministry has once again defended its actions, saying the expulsions are legitimate and necessary. >> i ask for more on this outspoken condonation of french policy by the european commission -- i asked for more pay >> they are still reading from this. -- getting over this. this was a carefully considered speech. it was talked abo
NBC
Sep 26, 2010 11:30am EDT
pays tribute. it actually helps to make us safer. >> whenever there's a loud noise, i've always been one of those people that runs towards the noise, versus away. that's one of the reasons i became a volunteer firefighter. >> erika: scott koen vividly remembers the events of 9/11. the planes that crashed in washington dc, pennsylvania and new york city. scott wanted to do something special to honor those caught up in the terrorist attacks. and so i developed a project called freedom plaza, which was to use the materials from the world trade center, and make a large north american bald eagle out of it, and it's on the size and scale of the statue of liberty. scott designed the memorial to stand where the world trade center towers had fallen. but the city of new york was already developing other plans for the site, and scott's memorial was not destined to be a part of them. then, late one night, he came up with another, even more ambitious idea. >> well, if we're going to use the steel and the aluminum in an eagle we could use some of the steel in a ship. >> erika: scott was familiar w
PBS
Sep 11, 2010 4:00pm PDT
>>> join us next for "teen kids news." here's a look at what we're reporting on this week. >>> they had their own fight for civil rights. we'll tell you how japanese americans heroically overcame their darkest hour. >>> i'll have a story on kids helping to heal injured birds. >>> i'll tell you with a website that will raise your iq and feed the hungry. >>> an amazing athlete works to inspire u.s. soldiers who have been injured in the iraq war. i'll have the story. >>> and there's more, just ahead on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> hi, i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. we're going to take you back now to the early 1940s. world war ii was raging abroad. here at home, the u.s. government put into play a drastic policy. as felipe tells us, it was a policy that our nation would regret. felipe? >> jessica, it's a sad chapter in u.s. history. people of japanese ancestry, many of them u.s. citizens, suddenly found themselves the victims of fear and discrimination. although guilty of no crime, they were rounded up and sent far away to what were basically prison camps. >> so this is my gra
PBS
Sep 25, 2010 4:00pm PDT
us. there's lots more still to come on "teen kids news." >>> and now our fox in the classroom update. >>> as the campaign season heats up, one word is on everyone's mind in washington. taxes. president obama is putting tofoh a plan to jumpstart the economy. letting president bush's tax cuts to expire on families making $250,000 a year while cutting taxes for those making less. >> 97% of americans make less than $250,000 a year. $250,000 a year or less. and i'm saying we can give those families, 97%, permanent tax relief. >> reporter: republicans are now signaling they are open to the president's proposal, saying they would rather see some cuts than none. but maintain extending all tax breaks is best for the sluggish economy. >>> and nine years later, the emotions are still raw. >> john damian lacocchio. >> reporter: americans across the country gathered to commemorate the september 11th attacks. ♪ and mourn those who died. thousands joined together at ground zero in the shadow of the new towers to read the names of the nearly 3,000 killed and to remember. >> no other public tragedy
KRON
Sep 25, 2010 2:30pm PDT
into all sorts of useful products. this pencil case is made from juice packs. this backpack is upcycled potato chip bags. >> i actually have a friend that has a pencil case that's terracycle, and i think it's pretty cool what they do, and it looks cool. >> reporter: the company is even branching out to fashion. >> i saw a doritos suit which was pretty cool, and they had a lot of different stuff that can be used from day to day just from trash basically. start thinking about garbage differently and realize that it's a raw material, something of value, not something that should just be thrown out. >> reporter: as you might say, "someone's trash is terracycle's treasure!" if you're interested in learning more, check out our website. >> stay with us. there's lots more still to come, on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. new revlon just bitten. it's the first two-in-one lipstain and balm. the lipstain gives me a light flush of color while the moisturizing balm softens my lips. have you ever been bitten? new revlon just bitten lipstain and balm. s who need assistance getting a
PBS
Sep 24, 2010 6:00pm PDT
>>> hi, everyone, welcome to the "journal" on dw-tv. >> thank you for joining us. >> the headlines -- iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad repeats his assertion that washington planned the 9/11 terrorist attacks. >> petrobras raises $70 billion to fund offshore oil reserves. m and the first athletes had to the commonwealth games and concerns that india is not up to staging the event. >>> u.s. president barack obama has said that there are a host of options available to the united states and its allies if sanctions against iran failed to lead to cooperation on its nuclear program. thursday in his speech to the un general assembly, obama called on iran to resume dialogue with world powers regarding its nuclear programs. for his part, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad repeated his claims that washington orchestrated the september 11 attacks. >> iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad address the media friday on the sidelines of the u.n. general assembly. he repeated his claims that the united states government was responsible for the september 11 terror attacks in 2001. on thursday
PBS
Sep 8, 2010 6:00pm PDT
new measures aimed at integrating ethnic minorities. these include using more teachers in schools who have immigrant backgrounds. the latest move comes amid heated debate on immigration unleashed by a member of the bundesbank. he claims islam is to blame for the poor integration. germany's interior minister says these new measures aimed to improve the situation. >> he is a schoolteacher in essen. the kurd was fortunate to have a mentor who encouraged him to go into education. the government wants to encourage ethnic minorities to go into teaching. he would like to see more to encourage ethnic minorities. >> there are ghettos were many turks live among themselves. they are isolated and have no opportunities. there needs to be more investment so they can escape isolation. >> germany's interior minister agrees. he says education is the key to integration. it is also at the core of the government range of measures. 50% of children from immigrant backgrounds leave school without a qualification. >> the most important element is language, language, language -- the earlier the better. it beg
PBS
Sep 4, 2010 4:00pm PDT
why local bans also pitched in. >> i am using it a lot in the high school. to be able to give back to the high school to my local hometown mean as great deal. >> reporter: with the stability of the economy still uncertain. the school budget could face the same challenge next year. >> i pray to god. i will be honest, i can't do this again next year. another new york school district mt. vernon had to turn to fund raising to coop the school sports live. fortunately it had the help of generous people including actor den jel washington who grew up in mt. vernon an donated $100,000. >> thanks, philippa. >> first good news, an org nizzation called the world economic forms is merely equal to mens but the form also says women still lag far behind in business and political power. when it comes to gender equality. norway pops the list of 130 countries. yemen in the middle east is at the bottom. the united states ranks 27th. 2. >> president obama needs to add equality again to his again. just ahead. an amazing discovery. >>> a teen's diary hidden during world war ii is uncovered when we return. a
PBS
Sep 7, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. >> earlier we asked our responded in paris to tell us how likely it was that this strike would force the government to back down. >> i would have to say it is going to be very unlikely north dakota. and actually, 65% of the french admitted to pollsters that they knew the strike will not put that much pressure on the government, even as they acted. despite what looks like a really massive turnout on the streets today, earlier, president sarkozy said he was not going to budge on the retirement age being raised to 62, but he would be sensitive to specific cases. his ministers have done the mathematics and the rounds at the tv studios and argue this reform will save the countries from 17 billion euros over the next 20 years. they argue that sooner or later, the french are going to add to take some tough love, and the sooner the better. according to ministers, the entire retirement system is currently at stake. and even with this reform, the french will still caught off earlier than the vast majority of their european neighbors. they're not saying to stop, but they're thinking it. >> that
PBS
Sep 20, 2010 6:30pm PDT
, but it is also about how this money is used. it needs to be used in a more effective way. that is what chancellor merkel said today. she is talking a lot about it. and she has a different agenda. she's talking to many, many heads of state and heads of government because germany is in for one of the non-permanent seats in the u.n. security council, up against portugal and canada. two seats and three countries. so she's campaigning for germany to get one of those seats in to douse an1. >>hat was from new york. the surge of support for a far- right party in sweden's national elections on sunday is sparking concern in protests in the country that until now has prided itself on openness and tolerance. the anti-democrat sweden democrat party got more than 5% of the vote, enabling them to parliament for the first time. the prime minister, center-right coalition, has lost its absolute majority and is looking for a potential partners to lead a minority government. >> the verdict of the swedish papers was as unanimous as it was despondent. the word chaos dominated the headlines. the success of t
PBS
Sep 28, 2010 6:00pm PDT
more can you tell us about the situation in the region in general? >> at this point they have not requested help from outside. we were able to talk to some people in the neighboring villages by phone. they have told us that they have seen the red cross and rescue teams on the way to this small village. but getting there is a logistical problem, a permit -- apparently. bridges have collapsed on the way, gravel roads have become muddy, the best way to get there is by helicopter, but it is still raining in the area, making flying not very easy. >> can the mexican relief workers cope with this on their own? will they be asking for outside assistance? >> at this point they have not done so and it is still very early into this disaster. we do not have a clear picture. i think that the authorities are struggling to make a clear picture of what is happening on the ground. >> thank you for that update. meanwhile, in colombia, officials say that it could take more than one week to bother the people buried by a landslide there. >> an engineer was filming the scene when the hillside suddenly
PBS
Aug 31, 2010 6:30pm PDT
. jason, thank you for talking with us. first of all, they caught him alive. how significant is that? >> it is very significant because obviously he can be important in terms of other investigations, in terms of digging in to the workings of these cartels. yes, it's very important that they caught him alive. and the hope is that they will be able to get more information about the functioning of other cells, other parts of the organization that had splintered after the one man was gunned down by the mexican marines in december of 2009. >> woodruff: how big a victory is this for the mexican government? >> this is really huge in terms of the timing. for president calderon, he really needed a good-news story at the moment. last week you had the worst massacre in the entire drug car with 72 migrants killed by the zetas, one of the drug cartels that operates primarily just below brownsville, texas. they actually operate all over mexico. that's sort of their home base. they're accused of gunning down 72 migrants. that's obviously the worst massacre that has occurred in what is an incredibly
PBS
Sep 17, 2010 6:30pm PDT
traveling with the pope. i asked him to tell us more about the pontiff's speech. >> it was a very vigorous speech and appeal for a dialogue between faith and religion to establish a moral norms in society. it is the old argument that he keeps repeating. he did it at his first famous lecture, the dialogue between faith and reason did of the catholic church believes it is possible to establish objeives, univsal norms. the pope pointed out that to settle for pragmatic short-term solutions of ethical norms is inadequate, as reflected in the disastrous financial crisis that we experienced in the last year. not everybody will agree with him. particularly fundamentalists, religious and fundamentalists in dislike the idea of a dialogue between faith and reason to about 108 of them were down here this afternoon when the pope arrived at westminster abbey. they shouted antichrist, antichrist, as he ented westminster ave. >> one more can you tell us about the arrests that were made today? >> apparently, they are algerian nationals, at least five of the mark. they were working for a private co
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 6:00pm PDT
unacceptable. >> we spoke earlier to our political correspondent and asked him to tell us more about the background of the decision. >> well, thilo sarrazin had already been relieved of some of his duties at the bank months ago for making controversial remarks. in his latest statements about muslims and jews, is simply put him beyond the pale. they cannot afford to keep them on the board. earlier this week, on monday, we already had the chairman of the social democratic party of germany, which thilo sarrazin is a member, coming out and describing thilo sarrazin's statement says approaching not see racial purity theories. that was followed by statements by chancellor merkel and the president of both came out against thilo sarrazin. it was clear that he was not going to voluntarily step down from his position, now is up to the president's office to review their request to remove him. i think it is a good bet that that request will be honored, although thilo sarrazin is likely to appeal it. it will be interesting to see who comes out to support thilo sarrazin in that appeal. >> terry ma
NBC
Sep 12, 2010 11:30am EDT
developed far away from the spotlight. newman helped start a camp called the double-h. felipe tells us more. >> friends, just in case you didn't know, the chipmunks, they're well on their way to earning a party this evethng because they've been well behaved all week long. so let's give it up for them! [ applause ] >> the double-h ranch is located in upstate new york. at first, it seems like any other summer camp. but this place is special. all the kids here are living with serious illnesses. >> we serve children with cerebal palsy, spina bifida, hiv, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia, and all sort of other disorders. but it's basically just a summer camp. we have everything that a normal summer camp would have. >> my favorite thing to do is swimming in the pool and horseback riding. >> we just got back from whitewater rafting. >> i do arts and crafts here. >> each summer, over 1,000 kids spend a week here. many are not able to attend other camps because of their special medical needs. at the ranch, doctors and nurses make sure that the campers stay safe while still having a blast. >> you
PBS
Sep 10, 2010 6:00pm PDT
earlier with our correspondent in washington, who told us more about meeting that pastor jones had set with the imam. >> at this press conference where he announced this, he had a spokesperson reading his telephone number and asking that the imam call him back. everybody in the world now knows his telephone number. they are reconsidering their plans to burn the karan tomorrow. they did not say exactly what they were going to do if the ultimatum runs out, but that is implicit somehow. from new york, we hear from of imam himself who is behind the controversy all islamic center that he is not planning to meet with the pastor on saturday, and we have heard from her daughter saying about the pastor, i think he has gone mad. >> how much has this u.s. pastor from a very tiny convocation in florida managed to dominate media coverage on this anniversary of september 11? >> it was clear cents a couple of weeks that this 9/11 would be different because of the ongoing discussion about integration of muslims in the united states, but this episode with the pastor has a totally new quality, the pasto
NBC
Sep 4, 2010 1:30pm EDT
project darfur group has also produced two documentaries which they use as educational tools. actress mia farrow is featured in one of them. >> we are now defining ourselves by our response to darfur. our response as human beings. >> the good part of it is that we're able to engage other school communities into wanting to do something to help. and normally, that leads to some kind of fund-raising that will help children and people in need. >> there's certainly small efforts that can be made on very local levels that can make a huge difference in this conflict. >> any little thing can help. just caring about it really helps, because to have someone care about it, yeah you might not be a public speaker, but maybe you'll go home and tell your family about it, who will then spread the word to more people. >> i know it's a way for me to kind of indirectly be involved in what's happening around the world. and that's very important to me. >> reporter: that's the type of thinking that's helping project darfur succeed. >> we have enough funding now to build a school. we've won a ton o
KRON
Sep 18, 2010 2:30pm PDT
with us. there's lots more still to come on "teen kids news." >> we'll be right back. it's the first two-in-one lipstain and balm. the lipstain gives me a light flush of color while the moisturizing balm softens my lips. have you ever been bitten? new revlon just bitten lipstain and balm. >>> this book report is brought to you by claim stake publishing. meet gannon and wyatt wheeler. these twin brothers are globe-trotting explorers. >> we were really born into this project. we've been traveling since we were little kids and we're just really fortunate to have the class, the world as our classroom. >> their experiences are the basis for a new series of books called "travels with gannon and wyatt." the first novel finds the teen travelers in southern africa. >> the book's basically about me and my brother having a crazy adventure in botswana. >> the brothers go on a safari, visit local tribes, and get up close and personal with africa's wildlife. >> when you go on safari, you want to see the big five. the big five is the elephant, the lion, the leopard, the rhino and the cape buf
PBS
Sep 27, 2010 6:00pm PDT
. >> let us go to our correspondent in jerusalem. what is the situation on the ground now? how much construction activity is going on? >> we have seen construction of only a few settlements today. these are many projects which had been permitted before the moratorium was put in place. it is not yet the large scale that was expected. i think part of that is due to a jewish holiday here. sellers have expressed concern and want to see a further development on the political level. -- settlers have expressed concern. this building process is a strong political signal. people are very skeptical about the talks. this did not go down very well. "palestinian leader said he will so -- will consult with arab leaders before deciding how to respond. what is the outcome likely to be? will peace talks continue? >> that is difficult to say. the have to prevent a total collapse but the positions are the same. the fact that the palestinians did not walk out of the talks immediately leaves time for more diplomacy but we have to weigh the plo and arab league decision in the next few days. u.n. envoy ge
PBS
Sep 9, 2010 6:00pm PDT
context, it cannot be used, that suffering of those people, to justify the atrocities that were performed by the nazis during the second world war. the action now is about whether poland mobilized before germany did in 1939, and it is opposed by erika steinbach. inevitably, it is being interpreted it as an attempt to relativize germany's responsibilities for leasing the course of the second world war. -- for unleashing the atrocities of the second world war. and, at least 16 people have been killed in a car bombing in russia. more than 100 people were injured, some of them in critical condition. the blast took place in a busy market, located in a christian era that of the north caucasus region. a suicide bomber carried out the attack using a car packed with explosives. >> it looks like the bomber's intent was to kill and maim as many people as possible. the morning market was packed when the blast happened. many survivors of the bombing are still suffering from shock. >> there was a blast in the streets, but we did not seek to set it off. where are the ambulances? >> there was a
PBS
Sep 23, 2010 6:00pm PDT
towards a peace deal or face more bloodshed. >> those of us who are friends of israel must understand that true security for the jewish state requires an independent palestine, one that allows the palestinian people to live with dignity and opportunity. >those of us who are friends of the palestinians must understand that the rights of the palestinian people will only be won through peaceful means. >> reading the world of nuclear weapons is also a priority for obama. -- getting rid of nuclear- weapons in the world is also a priority for obama. >> the u.s. and the international committee seek a resolution to our differences with iran and the door remains open to diplomacy should they choose to walk through it. >> obama said that demonstrate l intentions of the program. the security council to impose new sanctions on iran after their refuse to suspends uranium production. >> at the request of the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, germany is focusing their efforts in the country. the german government has decided to withdraw reconnaissance troops and replace them with german soldiers wh
PBS
Sep 22, 2010 6:00pm PDT
new revenue used to fill the budget gap will come from an increase in premiums. right now, those contributions amount to 14.9% of the worker's salary. next year, that rise to 15.5%. under the new plan, employers would pay 7.3% of the total and workers 8.2%. plus, more visits to the doctor but opposition politicians that criticized the plan. >> the employers came out of this just fine. the proposal undermines the solidarity of our health-care system. >> the government says the legislation will help the health-care system's long-term financial stability, but this might be the first in a series of reforms as germany's population grows older and becomes an increasing burden on the health care systems. >> over to steve for business news. starting out with some new regulations coming the way of the financial markets. >> the eu is trying to deliver on some bold promises. two years up to the collapse of lehman brothers in the beginning of the global financial crisis, the european parliament has approved legislation to oversee the 27-nation bloc's sprawling financial services industry. le
PBS
Sep 6, 2010 6:00pm PDT
said the plan is to change them out eventually. >> the plan is to not use nuclear power any longer than necessary. it is a bridging technology. the companies will be required to invest large amounts of money into ensuring the safety of the facility. >> a special payment will be levied on nuclear power operators as part of the deal. it could raise as much as 15 billion euros. it will be used to invest in renewable energies. the environment minister is satisfied with the package. >> our program has a concrete route to an age of renewable energy within a 40-year time period. >> the opposition and environmental groups oppose the government's plan on the phase out. >> this is a black day for germany. the government is selling out to the business interests and blocking renewable energy. >> this compromise between the conservatives and others is an example of a conservative policy. it is irresponsible, lacking future perspective, and guided by lobbyists. >> the social distracts -- democrats and greens say they will challenge the government's decision in the course. >> the decision and had
PBS
Sep 13, 2010 6:00pm PDT
stories and the suffering they contain are frightening. they bring us face-to-face what -- with what never should have happened. >> now, they hope the victims will be able to speak up about the abuse and the process of healing can finally begin. >> the governing christian democrats in germany and their coalition partners are in favor of a decision, and that means a proposal should soon become policy. the decision came on the second day of the meeting of leaders, and some feel the party have poured -- has drifted from its roots. >> conservative and christian. that is the philosophy that underpins the german cdu. some are urging a re-think. >> they have lost sight of everything, christian values, christian orientation. they are no different from the christian democrats or the free democrats. >> but some figures have rejected calls on the ideology. they say things are unfounded. >> we do not need another party to the right of the cdu. that is a needless discussion. >> the leadership says there are more pressing issues to discuss, such as barrett -- such as the reform of the armed forces
PBS
Sep 16, 2010 6:30pm PDT
himself. he used the gun that was stored in his father's bedroom unlocked. >> this was the first time that the victim's parents get to see the attacker's father. it was a painful, but significant experience. >> there are many questions. we lost someone special. it is important to see the father. that has not happened before. i am sorry about that. >> he kept his gun uncovered near his bedside. instead, walking away. a mistake that prosecutors say it cost the lives of 15 people. >> they accuse the father of 15 cases of manslaughter, 13 cases of grievous bodily harm. >> his lawyer argues that he should walk free. he read out a statement from the father describing him as a broken and suicidal man under psychological treatment. >> my client has already been punished enough. he lost his own son. he had to give up everything that meant something to him, even his own identity. >> the family of the teenage gunman is now living under another name. the court expects to hear from 40 witnesses. a verdicis expected in january. >> 3 german teams are in action. they got the ball rolling with a 4-0 w
PBS
Sep 15, 2010 6:00pm PDT
will be travelling with the pope on this visit. he joined us earlier from rome to tell us more about the background to the trip. >> when the pope visits countries in modern times, it is mainly to browse the faithful and show the flag, as it were. this is it has a particular significance because it is the first time the pope has been invited on the state visit to britain. this is in the current text of mutual distrust and suspicion. in recent years, the relations between the british royal family and the papacy have been cordial. this is a very significant gesture of friendship and good will. we are told it is going to be watched by about a billion people on their television screens around the world. >> there is also some controversy surrounding this trip. what is the story there? >> their are small but militant anti-catholic groups in britain. they include the rights people, atheists, people complaining about the cost of the trip, and so on. the child abuse scandal that has beset the catholic church weighs very heavily on the hearts of all catholics, and certainly the pope. that could
NBC
Sep 18, 2010 1:30pm EDT
shows us the correct way to save ourselves from choking. >> that and more, starting now on "teen kids news." ♪ >>> i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm jessica. the number of teen pregnancies in the united states is up. for the first time in 15 years more girls are getting pregnant and having to make some tough choices. felipe has more on this story. >> we talked to some teen moms and teen health experts. they agree more needs to be done by teens and adults to stop this growing problem. dayleen is all smiles when she looks at her 8-month-old daughter, jada. but when she looks back on sophomore year in high school, the year she got pregnant, she remembers this was not in her plans. >> i should have been more careful. i was planning to have a baby when i was older, like finish school, go to college and settle down and have a baby. >> how many pounds does she weigh? >> reporter: crystal is 18 and pregnant for the second time. she was 15 when her first pregnancy ended in month seven. she lost her baby. >> i wasn't taking care of myself at all. like i would not go to the doctor. i wouldn't -- not eve
PBS
Sep 29, 2010 6:00pm PDT
order not to jeopardize any of the counter terrorist activities. they've used self as an asset in their counter-terrorism efforts. they're definitely very vigilant in dealing with them. but germany is trying to keep this under the public greater. >> and there is some business news for us. >> we're going to talk money into expanding. we know spending cuts are not popular in europe. the proof came on wednesday. workers turned out in mass in brussels to protest austerity plans, taking hold up much of the content. eurozone governments are desperately trying to get the piles of debt that they ran up in the course of the financial crisis as they were bailing out failing banks. >> thousands took to the streets of brussels against the eu's austerity plans. the city recognize the need to get state finances in order but not on the backs of countries already hurting most from the debt crisis. >> we do not want the brunt of the crisis is dumped on to the poorest countries. or for the eu to go ahead with cost accounting politics that always hurt the neediest the most. >> but the european commi
PBS
Aug 31, 2010 6:00pm PDT
berlin came forward. john, tell us what sort of differences do you think these changes are going to actually make. >> there is a range of measures, actually, in these new regulations, which are intended to prevent cases of child abuse occurring. it is difficult to see how effective they are going to be. obviously the intention is good. the aspect that is going to be grabbing headlines in germany in tomorrow's this papers will be the fact that the german newspapers have committed themselves in all 27 diocese to contact the police to report cases of child abuse to the police as soon as there is a reasonable suspicion that child abuse has taken place, with the sole exception, they say, and this should be a rare exception -- if the victim himself or herself insists upon the police not being informed. that is very unusual, particularly since many people do not realize there is no legal obligation whatsoever for anyone to report a case of sexual abuse. this is a particular restraint the church is voluntarily placing on itself. >> i have spoken myself to a lot of child sex abuse victims, e
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Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm PDT
who is taking credit for these heinous crimes that this is not going to stop us from not only ensuring that a secure israel but also securing a longer lasting peace in which people throughout the region can take a different course. >> i think that the president's statement as an expression of our desire to fight against this terror, and the talks we had, which were indeed open, productive, serious in the quest for peace, also centered around the need to have security arrangements that are able to roll back this kind of terror and other threats to security. that is a fundamental element, an important foundation of the peace we seek and work for. >> for more, i spoke with our correspondent asked how high the hopes are of making progress. >> expectations are rather low. we have had many peace talks between the palestinians and israel. why should it work this time? that is what many people said. the chemistry between netanyahu and mahmoud abbas seems to not be as good as predecessors. nevertheless, there are those who say the situation has been better in the last decade, in spite
PBS
Sep 21, 2010 6:00pm PDT
spoke to our u.s. correspondent, max hoffman. he told us how world leaders are responding. >> the highlight for the german viewpoint was the speech of chancellor merkle today, where she reaffirmed that germany was going to send 0.7% of the gross national -- the gross national product on foreign aid, or at least was planning to reach this number. of course, we know that budgetary plans in germany are a lot different from that at least at the moment. so we will have to see if it is possible for the current government in germany to realize these plans. on the other hand, a lot of people are trying to figure out if this summit is a success or if it is a failure. it always depends who you ask and on the viewpoint. what the summit has been lacking so far are big plans how to turn around the millennium development goals for the next five years and get them going even more. we have not seen any of that so far. what we have seen are a lot of heads of state and heads of government bring a lot of attention to the goals. that is always a good thing and that is what many people, including the
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Sep 3, 2010 6:30pm PDT
it. we hope they will stay with us over the long term. the free market could come to play. >> as dressed in continues to ll itstales, then the team's successes were probably remain the stuff of museum exhibits. >> when it came to discovering and marketing sports talent 20 years ago, capitalist west germany was light years ahead of the east. sports professionals from east and west team up, the results could be astounding and even rejuvenating for both sides. take boxing, in west germany have fallen into disrepute. that all changedwhenn eaern fighter strode into the ring promoted by a savvy west german. >> this boxer is still popular with fans. his manager is still busy ringside. they made sporting history 20 years ago when the amateur's turned into a professional. >> i wanted to be able to give everything to the new challenge. >> you would like to see him boxing for the world championship within two years. >> they tackled the job with confidence. they changed for three rounds to the professional 12 rounds and this was no problem. the boxer became the light heavyweight world champi
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